Next Glass is a leading provider of experiences in the alcoholic beverage industry and has adopted this Festival Code of Conduct to outline expectations for all Next Glass festivals. Across our brands, which include Untappd, Hop Culture, BeerAdvocate, Oznr, and Ollie, we are committed to providing a safe, respectful, harassment-free, and fun environment for everyone, regardless of sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, national origin, and/or religion.
Festival staff, venue staff, brewery representatives, exhibitors, sponsors, vendors and attendees (collectively “Event Participants”) will be held to the highest standards and are required to conduct themselves in a professional, respectful, and responsible manner at all times. All Event Participants must:
Further, misconduct includes, but is not limited to:
Cooperation is expected from all Event Participants, and venue staff will actively enforce these standards before, during, and after the festival.
Event Participants are responsible for both conducting themselves in accordance with this Festival Code of Conduct and helping to enforce its provisions should they witness misconduct without fear of retaliation when the actions of others violate the rights of any individuals or groups.
Misconduct can be reported by:
Upon receiving a report and/or witnessing misconduct, festival staff and security will assess, investigate, and take appropriate measures. If any Event Participant is determined to have engaged in any form of misconduct, event organizers will take action to keep the festival a safe, respectful, inclusive, compliant, and fun environment for everyone. Action may include, but is not limited to, issuing a verbal or written warning to the offender, ejection from the festival without a refund, or reporting criminal activity to local law enforcement.
Further, the festival staff is available to help you contact your emergency contact, hotel, venue security, local law enforcement, and local support services, as well as provide escorts or otherwise assist you to feel safe for the duration of the festival.
By participating in a Next Glass event, you agree to be held to the standards outlined in this Code of Conduct. You also agree that should you attend a Next Glass event and fail to comply with this Code of Conduct, Next Glass may pursue remedies deemed appropriate in accordance with federal, state and/or local law.